A Rare Depth Of Experience At The Highest Levels Of Business And Finance


Todd R. Vollmers has extensive international and business experience both in government and in the private sector. Todd previously served as Senior Advisor to the Assistant Secretary for Enforcement & Compliance within the International Trade Administration at the U.S. Department of Commerce in Washington, D. C., which involved a variety of assignments in an advisory and/ or policy capacity concerning administration of the laws regulating unfairly traded imports into the United States.

Prior to that, Todd also worked as an attorney in the Office of General Counsel at the U.S. Department of Commerce, where he managed legal issues related to U.S. government advocacy on behalf of U.S. companies with foreign governments, and foreign trade obligations arising under the World Trade Organization (WTO) and North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) (before the USMCA entered into force in July 2020).

In the private sector Todd practiced law as an international transactional attorney with a law firm in Minneapolis, handling a variety of business matters in Asia and Latin America, and as General Counsel for a private equity firm with offices in Minneapolis and Shanghai. He holds a Certificate in Chinese Business Law from Fudan University Law School, Shanghai, a Master of International Policy and Practice degree focusing on International Trade and Economics from The George Washington University, Washington, D.C., a Juris Doctor from the University of Minnesota Law School, and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Minnesota. Before attending college, Todd served as a Spanish translator in the U.S. Army, Military Intelligence Branch.